Odaiba’s life-size Gundam statue may have stolen all the headlines over the years, but now there’s a new contender. In Yokohama you’ll find a further enhanced version of Gundam with moving limbs and hands that throw peace signs. You can even learn how the robots are designed and get a view from inside the robot’s cockpit as it moves. Gundam will only be gracing us with its presence in Yokohama until March 31 2022, so don’t miss out on this impressive display.
Tokyo has undergone some big changes during the pandemic. Some beloved restaurants, shops and attractions are no longer around, but the city hasn’t stopped evolving. Japan’s vibrant capital has continued to bustle and surprise us with new destinations, despite the lack of tourists. And with Japan finally opening up to independent travellers from October 11, it’s time to find out what’s been happening.
If this is your first time visiting Tokyo since the borders closed, then you’re in for a treat, because there are a host of new places to enjoy. From giant robots to restaurants by Michelin-starred chefs, these are the new attractions you don’t want to miss out on.
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